Murder/Suicide Leaves Two Dead In Fairview Township

A murder/suicide took place on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Fairview Township at a Kirby Avenue residence.

According to Fairview Police Chief Phil Holbrook, his department received a call at approximately 10:30 a. m. Police responded to the scene at 88 Kirby Avenue within minutes to find two people deceased.

Lorraine Ambrose, 59, died of multiple gunshot wounds after being murdered by her husband, Henry Ambrose, 63, who died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Responding to the scene were members of the Fairview, Wright and Rice Township police departments, with assistance from the Forensic Department of the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Luzerne County Coroner’s Office.

There will be no further investigation.